Strategies for targeting T-cells in allergic diseases and asthma.

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T helper (Th) 2 lymphocytes play a crucial role in the initiation, progression and persistence of allergic diseases, including asthma. Drugs that interfere with the activation of T-cells or more selectively Th2-specific signaling molecules and drugs that prevent the selective migration into lung tissue are promising novel strategies for the treatment of… (More)

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@article{Heijink2006StrategiesFT, title={Strategies for targeting T-cells in allergic diseases and asthma.}, author={Irene H. Heijink and Antoon J. M. van Oosterhout}, journal={Pharmacology & therapeutics}, year={2006}, volume={112 2}, pages={489-500} }